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Jamaica Jamaica

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4853 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-2258
+1 919-544-1532
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The food at Jamaica Jamaica is consistently good and worth a visit. The setting is not very posh but the food makes up for any lack of up scale surroundings. Their set meal has changed in years but since the food is good, no worries about that!

Thank Julia1138
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I take all my out of towners here at least once. That goes double for coworkers. It's a LOT of food and it is consistently great. It's not much to look at, but go for the food and you'll be back.

Thank Emptynesters72
Cary, NC
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163 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I guess that says it all. She goes their to get a patty when she has a craving. Dive, hole in the wall, pretty cheap, decent jerk

Thank Jim N
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I have stopped here dozens of times and stopped here again today because although I had eaten an earlier lunch elsewhere, my family did not want to eat where I had stopped. They love this place too so I ended up eating a few bites of the Shrimp Creole with Yellow Rice and Fried Plantains. The food is always delicious... More 

Thank Frank d
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The atmosphere isn't all that inviting. But the food is delicious. The owner is clearly from Jamaica, with a clear accent. And he's really nice. They will let you sample the food and if he hears you can't decide between two different items, he will give you a little of the item you didn't choose. Love the hospitality they offer... More 

Thank C W
Durham, North Carolina
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Not a classy joint. The folks behind the counter are not classy folks, but the food is GOOD. They look like and sound like REAL Jamaican folks who know what they are doing.

1 Thank Philly-In-Durham
Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I tried the jerk chicken with yellow rice and fried plantains, I could only enjoy the rice with some gravy, had to toss the rest. Two out of the three pieces of plantain I got were not fried well and hence they were too stiff to eat. The chicken looked way better than it tasted, I personally don't like chicken... More 

Thank A S
Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The jerk chicken rocks. A very good style. Well worth a visit. The kind of food you would get in a Caribbean home. With very good vegetables.

Thank John M
Durham, North Carolina
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

This is a family run somewhat off the beaten path down home kind of Jamaican restaurant that the locals have known about for years. We discovered it because it is located in the same strip shopping center as our veterinarian. They recently did some remodeling and upgraded the lighting, flooring and seating to where it no longer looks like a... More 

2 Thank Gary C
San Diego, California
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I consider soul food to be when I can stuff myself to somewhere between discomfort and pain. Probably not a date place, this is more where someone who just needs to fill up the tank past splash will want to dive and hang out. I had never had Jerk Chicken, and for those of you who know, it is like... More 

1 Thank KMartinGardner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4853 Nc Highway 55, Durham, NC 27713-2258
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-544-1532

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?